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Thursday, March 2, 2017

WINSTON BREAKS GROUND ON NEW SCHOOL

Board Members L-R:  Lisa Piburn, Alan Rhoades (VP),
Greg Farrell, Tanya Farrell, John Muessig (Teasurer), Shelly Mason (Secretary),
David Neff (President), and Superintendent Brian Robinson 
On what turned out to be an unseasonably warm February day, the Winston R-6 School District broke ground on a project that was approved by voters in April of 2016.  The project will include a 20,000+ square foot facility that will be the primary classroom building of both the elementary and high schools.

Winston Elementary Students watch the ceremony
Superintendent Robinson addresses the crowd
The Redbird Band performs
School district Superintendent Brian Robinson was joined at the ceremony by the Board of Education, representatives from CTS, the faculty and staff of Winston, the PreK-12 student body, and several community members, as well as local media.  The ceremony featured a brief speech about the project, a thank you to all individuals involved in the project, performances by the band, and of course the ceremonial turning of the first shovel of dirt.

The project will begin in earnest next week and is currently anticipated to be completed in early January 2018.


Tuesday, February 28, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS FEBRUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

The Faculty of Winston High School would like to congratulate Craig Lewis and Alexis Barnes for being named as our February Students of the Month.  The Student of the Month award is chosen by the teachers and administrators of Winston High School in order to recognize those students who exemplify the excellence we look for in academics, character, and attitude.  It is the belief of the faculty and administration of Winston High School that strong students form the foundation for all of our school's accomplishments.  These are two of our finest students and they are yet another reason why: It is a Great Day to be a Redbird!

Friday, January 13, 2017

CONGRATULATIONS JANUARY STUDENTS OF THE MONTH

The Faculty of Winston High School would like to congratulate Eli Vaughn and Josie McFee for being selected as our January Students of the Month.  The Student of the Month award is chosen by the teachers and administration of Winston High School. The purpose of the award is to recognize those students who exemplify the excellence we look for in academics, character, and attitude.  If a school is to reach their highest potential they will have to stand on the shoulders of their student leaders, and with students such as these, there is no limits to how high we can reach.  Students like Eli and Josie are another reason why:  It is a Great Day to be a Redbird!

Thursday, January 5, 2017

REDBIRDS KICK-OFF HOLIDAY SEASON WITH SERVICE AND SERVES!

It is not unusual for a High School to spend the last day prior to beginning its Holiday Break doing more playing than studying.  For the last several years, Winston High School has been no different.  Every year, heading into the winter break, the school organizes and holds a Volleyball tournament that all students and faculty are welcomed to participate in.

Students making gifts
STUCO Members handing out gifts
at the Missouri Veterans Home
However, for the last two years, the last day of the semester has also been about service.  For the second year in a row, the students at Winston High School have spent the morning of the last day hand-writing cards, decorating ornaments, and visiting residents of the Missouri Veteran's Home in Cameron.  This year members of the Winston Student Council handed out over 90 personally hand-written cards and hand made and colored ornaments to the residents of the home.

As the leader of the school, I feel that it is important to take a moment to remember those who may not be as fortunate as others.  Preparing these Christmas gifts and cards are just a small way that we can say that we are thinking about you, and that you are important to us.  A small group of students volunteered to travel to Cameron to personally hand out the gifts to the residents.  The kids reported that it was nice to see how appreciative the residents were of the gifts and cards, and that it made them feel good to do something selfless for others.

Faculty Team
All the volleyball players
Of course, the second half of the day was spent in Volleyball action. The students were split into 7 teams and of course the faculty rounded out the 8 team bracket.  The tournament was hotly contested and in a bit of an upset, the championship was one by The Tobasco Pork Cutlets!  More importantly, all students had a rewarding day of service and competition.  It was a great way to end the first semester and another reason why:  It is a Great Day to be a Redbird!

2016 Champions!
The Tobasco Pork Cutlets